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Anna Cogo

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, dutch

Padova luxury rental, stunning apartment in the centre of the city

13 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Overview

Padua Apartment Rental Photos and Description

History and tradition in a holiday apartment in Padova for 2 people

Totally renewed in the past few months, this ground floor apartment is ideal for 2 people. The living room and the bedroom are facing the spacious courtyard, and are flooded with light. The kitchen and the bathroom have both a large window facing a secondary road with very little traffic. You can have your meals in the spacious living room or more cozily in the kitchen. The living room has a comfortable double sofa bed in case you need some extra sleeps. The apartment has 2 accesses, one through the main entrance hall and the second one through a back courtyard, here, upon request a car park is available for the guests of this apartment for rent in Padova.

This holiday apartment in Padova is located in the hart of the centre of Padova, the area has limited traffic access, but it is very well served by public transportation and taxi. Moreover from this apartment for rent in Padova you can reach by foot Piazza Duomo, Piazza dei Signori, Piazza della Frutta and Piazza delle Erbe, these, together wit Prato della Valle, are the main squares in Padua and they are only few minutes walk away from the apartment. Here you can enjoy moment or total relax, and taste typical Venetian food or sip a glass of wine in the many restaurants, bars, trattorias and wine bars that in the good season are equipped with tables and chairs in the open air.

The rail way station is very easy to reach, by foot it takes 20 minutes and if you like to use public transportation the bus stop is at 4 minute walk from the apartment. From Padova you can easily reach both by car or by train the most beautiful cities of art Venice, Verona, Vicenza, Ferrara, Bologna and many others.

If you like to reach your holiday apartment in Padua by car please advise because I need to have your plate in order to have a special permission from the local police to let you drive in the centre of the city. The apartment has a dedicated car park available in the court yard.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Anna Cogo (Property Manager)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, german, italian, dutch

About Anna Cogo

My name is Anna Cogo and I manage two apartments in central Padua. I also manage Frassanelle, a family estate in the country side 20 km west of Padua in the Regional Park of the Euganean Hills, where it is possible to rent villas and apartments in a beautiful and quiet surrounding. I have started to work in the touristic field in 1998 and today I am responsible for 12 properties in Padua, Venice and in the Euganean Hills. In these years I have built up a great experience end a good knowledge of the region. My mother language is Italian but I speak and write English, French and German.

Anna Cogo purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Anna Cogo chose Padua

I strongly suggest Il Mezzà because it is located in the center of Padua and everything is easily reachable by feet. Because it is quiet, it is comfortable and beautifully furnished with antiques that have been well maintained. In this apartment in Padua there is no sense of decay that some old property may have, all the upholstery are new. I am a traveler and I know what is more appreciated when you arrive in a new place and what are the expectations after a long and often tiring journey: comfortable modern sofa and beds, spot less linen, spot less bathroom equipped with toilet paper and soap and spot less kitchen. My attention is to make sure that everything is perfectly clean and well coming.

Reviews

4.8
based on 13 traveler reviews

Padova luxury rental, stunning apartment in the centre of the city
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
5

Very comfortable apartment in an ideal location.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect apartment for us to explore Padova and Venice. Very comfortable, in a beautiful building with everything a tired tourist needed. We had 3 day trips to Venice - a 15 minute walk to the station, lots of convenient trains and only half an hour away. But so much to see in Padova - Scrovegni Chapel and Palazzo del Bo were particular highlights. We loved shopping in the markets, produce was delicious. We definitely wish to return.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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5

Elegant property in an ideal location

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed in loads of apartments and this was easily one of the best. Situated in a grand palazzo with windows onto an internal courtyard on one side and a street on the other, it has character in abundance with beautiful stone tile floors and antique furniture. Yet it also very functional with quality fittings throughout, very well equipped and everything very well thought out.

Spent days trawling the internet for apartments in Padova and this one stood head and shoulders above the others.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

Central, secure, comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

If you enjoy old world understated quality and modern comfort, and if you are using a car, this is an ideal place to stay. Located in the old heart of Padova, close to the markets, cafes and restaurants and shops, this apartment has excellent parking directly by the apartment door, which is within a secure courtyard. It is all exactly as the photographs show. The furniture, linens, the kitchen and equipment is all quality, practical and comfortable. It is clean and well maintained and I would recommend it.

An illustrated guide to the larger palace and the Papafava family's significance in Padova would be a lovely book to read.

We would have been delighted to use the garden- even a restricted part of the garden- but it was out of bounds.

It was an excellent, restful apartment with everything we needed for our visit. The September weather was pleasant and we had no need of the fans or heaters.

We did a little cooking every day, buying delicious things in the markets, and this was a source of daily delight.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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5

Wonderful apartment and location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Francesca's lovely apartment ... so centrally located in lovely Padua. Everything was immaculate and tastefully decorated and supplied. It was especially nice to have parking in the city center. Perfect!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Beautiful and comfortable apartment.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is situated in a palazzo in the old historical part of Padova near the dome, Piazza Erbe, Piazza Frutta, the former ghetto etc.

The apartment is beautifully furnished with Italian classical furnitures, fine painted walls and doors and with nice marble tiles on the floor.

There is a bookcase with European litterature, classical and a few more modern books-all in Italian.

The kitchen and the bathroom are well equiped.

Everything was comfortable and well function.

The hostess, Francesca, is a very kind and helpfull person.

So our conclusion for our residence is that you could hardly stay in a more convenient an a more fine place in Padova than in this apartment.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot for your nice words, Bente, it was a pleasure to host you in Padua, you have been perfect guests and I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay. I truly hope to see you again very soon!
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4

empfehlenswert, ruhig und zentral , komfortabel

  • 4 of 5

Signora Papafava hat mich herzlich empfangen und mir in jeder Weise mit Rat und Tat geholfen. Die absolut zentrale und ruhige Lage kann ich nur empfehlen.In der Wohnung fehlte es an nichts, alle interressanten Sehenswürdigkeiten und Plätze, Restaurants und Cafes waren zu fuß gut erreichbar.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Venice
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Piazza Duomo
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Montecchia
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Padova
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Padova Est
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Via Marsala and Via Barbarigo
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
Cortina d'Ampezzo
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Sottomarina
Car: not necessary

The city of Padova, or Padua in English, is located only 30 km West of Venice and it is well known for its prestigious history and for the many artists and scientist that have lived and worked here. In the middle ages, under the rule of the da Carrara family, it has represented a serious threat to Venice’s ambitious expansion in the main land.

A visit of Padua has to start with the Scrovegni Chapel painted by Giotto, the frescos represent one of the most relevant and valuable masterpieces of western art. The walls of the Chapel are painted with scenes from the Gospels and the life of Jesus and Mary. The Chapel belongs to the same complex of the Museo degli Eremitani which includes the archaeological museum and the pinacoteque with art works by Giotto, Guariento, Titian, Veronese, Tintoretto, Tiepolo and a broad overview of Venetian paintings from '400 to '800.

Founded in 1222, the University of Padua, named Il Bò, is one of the oldest in the world, among its illustrious students and teachers there are Copernico and Galileo Galilei. The University's Botanical Garden, founded in 1545, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site because “it is the origin of all the botanical gardens in the world and represents the cradle of science, scientific exchange and understanding of the relations between nature and culture.” The university also host the oldest anatomical theatre in the world. The room, perfectly preserved, was built in 1594. The central area still has the original dissecting table and around it the up going wooden tiers for the students as in a Roman theatre.

The Basilica of St Anthony of Padua is the symbol of the city, its construction started in 1232 and went on until 1310. Here are kept the relics of S. Antony, the Portuguese Franciscan saint who died in Padua in 1231.

The Court of Padua was located in the Palazzo della Ragione, built starting form 1218, its first floor hosts the largest hanging room in the world and the walls are entirely frescoed with astrological themes, here you can also find the huge wooden horse, created on Count Annibal Capodilista’s will for an extraordinary feast in 1466. The Palazzo separates the two Piazzas, Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza della Frutta, animated daily by a lively vegetable and fruit market that is only 8 minute walk from the apartment. The ground floor of the Salone is full of little exquisite food shops as bakeries, butchers, fish shop, cheese shops etc.

Only 4 minutes walk from the apartment there is the Padua Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and its Baptistery: an impressive Romanic style building first built in 313 and rebuilt many times over the centuries. The frescoes in the Baptistery are the work of Giusto de’ Menabuoi, a painter active in Padua in the second half of the 14th century.

If you like to have a rest during you visit of Padova, go to Caffè Pedrocchi, the world famous “door less café”, so-called because until 1916 it was open 24 hours a day, located just in front of the university it was a famous meeting place for artists, intellectuals and students.

If you decide to come to Padua do not miss the largest square in Italy and the second largest in Europe, Prato della Valle today is the favorite meeting place of Padua’s students and every 3rd Sunday of the month there is an antique market. In the medieval time it was the place for military parades and folk festivals. The shape of the square is elliptical and in the centre there is an island surrounded by a canal and 78 statues, made in the 18th century, which represent important people of the history of Padua.

Padua is also full of restaurants, trattorias and wine bars, you will find in the apartment a list of the ones most recommended by the owner.

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Rates & Availability

Padua City Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
One season
Oct 12 2015 - Jan 7 2017
5 night minimum stay
$134
$782
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$134
$782
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $223

The price includes: all facilities including central heating, wi fi connection, one weekly change of bed
and bath linen, final cleaning and taxes. Should you have rented the apartment for more than 1 week, the
house will be cleaned on Saturday and the linen will be changed.
PLEASE NOTICE THAT, IF YOU CHOOSE TO PAY THROUGH HOMEAWAY, 3% PROCESSING FEE WILL BE ADDED ON TOP OF THE TOTAL PRICE

Extra: private open air car park € 50,00

Payment directly to the owner: 30% advance by bank transfer/Pay Pal, remaining amount due on arrival in cash.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: the account holder is mrs Benedetta Papafava. To avoid scam and frauds, please double check by phone with the property managers Anna Cogo (+39 340 7714819) or Francesca Papafava (+39 335 1274151) before making the payment.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Padua Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf privileges optional
  • tennis
Notes:
private car park

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